O'Connor | City of Fremantle

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  • Tipuana Green Park (pictured)
  • O'Connor industrial area 

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 463 (Source: Reiwa, 2020)
Number of private dwellings: 245
Average people per household: 2.0
Median weekly household income: $1,414
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,167
Median weekly rent: $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.5

Age composition

The median age of people in O'Connor was 37 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 11.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.


The most common ancestries in O'Connor were English 27.2%, Australian 18.7%, Irish 9.2%, Scottish 6.0% and Italian 5.7%.

In O'Connor, 56.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.3%, Malaysia 3.3%, New Zealand 1.8%, Ireland 1.8% and Korea, Republic of (South) 1.6%.


In O'Connor, 68.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 3.2%, Spanish 2.4%, French 1.9%, Korean 1.5% and Cantonese 1.3%.


262 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.


The most common occupations in O'Connor included Professionals 29.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.2%, and Managers 9.2%.

Household composition

Of the 198 households in O'Connor, 52.5% were family households, 40.4% were single person households and 7.1% were group households.


Of the families in O'Connor, 28.8% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 20.7% were one parent families.

Precinct groups

Interested in being a voice for your community? Join the North Fremantle precinct group!  

Visit the precinct groups page to get involved or to see the latest agendas and minutes. 

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